Strangers Edit this Published by Strangers John Corcoran, Part 2: The Teacher Who Couldn’t Read Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/356133/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend John Corcoran spent 17 years as a high school teacher without knowing how to read or write. This is Part 2 of the story of how he pulled it off and where it all led in the end.